PLACE OF ORIGIN – LIMA
Arrival at scheduled time. Reception at the airport and transfer to the hotel.
LIMA – CUSCO (CITY TOUR)
Transfer from hotel in Lima to the airport. Arrival in Cusco, transfer to the hotel and briefing. In the afternoon we will enjoy a walking City tour of Cusco.
SACRED VALLEY TOUR
After breakfast, pick up from the hotel and we will start the tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. In the afternoon we will go back to Cusco and transfer to the hotel.
CUSCO – PISCACUCHO – HUAYLLABAMBA
Pick up from hotel at 6am and departure from Cusco towards the Sacred Valley making a brief stop in Ollantaytambo to supply with the latest products that we need. From this point we will leave towards Piscacucho (km82), to then ascend and finally see, from the top of an overlook, the impressive Inca Citadel Llactapata (8692ft). A continuation, we will set up our first camp where we will enjoy spectacular views of the mountain range Vilcanota, with the impressive Veronica peak 19133ft and a diversity of flora and fauna.
HUAYLLABAMBA – WARMIWAÑUSCA – PACAYMAYU
We will start the day very early and after a hearty breakfast, we will continue our walk. During this ascent the landscape will change from sierra to puna (a dry and high area with little vegetation). We will pass by the Abra de Warmihuañusca (dead woman’s pass – 13776ft), here we can see domesticated llamas and alpacas grazing in the bunch grass, one of the few plants that grow at high altitudes. After lunch we will descend into the valley Pacaymayu (11808ft), where we will camp after 7 hours of walk and where we will enjoy dinner and rest.
PACAYMAYU – CHAQ’ICOCHA – WIÑAYWAYNA
After a nutritious breakfast we will start the most impressive and interesting day because of the several archaeological sites and lush forest area of clouds that we will cross, so rich in Andean flora and fauna. We will continue climbing to the second pass, the Abra Runkurakay (13022ft) and the archeological complex of the same name. Later we will descend to reach Sayacmarca (11887ft) and Phuyupatamarca (12136ft) both archeological complexes. After lunch we will visit the ruins of Wiñaywayna (8692ft), where we will spend the last night of our walk.
WIÑAYWAYNA – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO
On the final day of our trek, after a breakfast early in the morning, we will start the final leg of our walk to the lost city of Machu Picchu. First we will climb the Intipunku (Sun Gate) where we can have a stunning inspiring sunrise and panoramic view of the citadel of Machu Picchu. From here we will descend to enjoy a guided tour of the sanctuary. After the tour, we will take the bus to Aguas Calientes where we will enjoy some time before returning to Cusco by train.
We will have the day free to perform various personal activities and visit different typical markets and museums in the city. At night we will attend a traditional dances show.
CUSCO – LIMA (CITY TOUR)
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. Domestic flight to Lima. Arrived in the capital and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon we will enjoy a city tour.
LIMA – PLACE OF DESTINATION
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport and flight back to place of origin.